Chicken Marinara Pasta Recipe

Looking for an easy Chicken Marinara Pasta recipe? Learn how to make Chicken Marinara Pasta using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by sleague

Makes 4 servings



Meaty chicken pasta - perfect for a light dinner!

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken Marinara Pasta

1 lb. chicken breast meat
1/2 cup chopped red onion
2 tsp. canola oil
12 oz. penne
4 cups marinara sauce

Recipe Directions for Chicken Marinara Pasta

  1. Cook the penne as directed on the package.

  2. While the penne is cooking, saute onion in canola oil til tender.

  3. Chop the chicken into bite-sized pieces and saute with the onion until done.

  4. Drain the pasta well and return to pan. Add the chicken mixture and the marinara sauce. Heat until all is warmed through.

  5. Serve with a sprinkling of parmesean cheese and garlic bread and a green salad.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 465.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
701
Calories from Fat
147
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
16.3g
25%
Saturated Fat
3.7g
19%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
170mg
57%
Sodium
1137mg
47%
Potassium
1276mg
36%
Total Carbohydrates
82.9g
28%
Dietary Fiber
6.7g
27%
Sugars
22.7g
Protein
52.1g
Vitamin A 25% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 9% Iron 33%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Very high in niacin
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